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Scythes the Cutting Edge!

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Scythes the Cutting Edge!

Time: April 9, 2022 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Inspiration farm
Street: 617 E LAUREL RD
Website or Map: https://www.inspirationfarm.c…
Phone: 13603987061
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Brian Kerkvliet
Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2022

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Event Description

Sell the Weed Eater and use a Scythe!

Maintain your body, not your machines. Learn the sharper points of this elegant tool. Thought to be old school, but better blades and an ergonomic set up makes them one of the most efficient tools out there. Learn what makes a good scythe, how to select a scythe for your needs and how to properly maintain it for years of efficient use. Participants will be able to try out a number of different blades and snaths (handles) to learn the benefits of each.

Topics to be covered

  • Scythe – parts, styles, blades, snathes
  • Scythe setup and adjustments.
  • Mowing technique stance, angle, swing.
  • Mowing pattern strategies, fences, trees, working as a team.
  • Sharpening, Peening the blade
  • Fixing nicks and cracks
  • Sharpening with a stone

Make sure to reserve your space by registering with us or call 360-319-2029. 

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